Recent Submissions

  • For the Need 

    Walker, Amelia (North Dakota State University, 2022)
    Architecture is often thought of as a grand, expensive undertaking – one reserved only for the privileged and for those who can afford to build huge houses, breathtaking museums, and playthings for the rich. However, ...
  • Thinking Ahead: Preparing Young Minds for a Future World 

    Vogl, Alecia (North Dakota State University, 2022)
    Change occurs in a variety of ways. Sometimes overnight, sometimes silently over years. Consider the revolutions of the past forty years. Those in 2020 alone. Ponder the magnitude of changes our children will experience ...
  • Church of the New and the Old 

    Vogeler, Greta (North Dakota State University, 2022)
    Churches undoubtedly serve as an inspiration for many architects. Their emotional and physical presence to move people is undeniable. However, we can see a shift in their design and meaning through time. As the world ...
  • Intergenerational Urban Renewal 

    Utt, Christopher (North Dakota State University, 2022)
    Across the United States, there are cities and towns that have been crippled with rundown and abandoned buildings or lots around their downtown district. Often, nothing is done to fix this problem which leads to these ...
  • Elysian 

    Tyler, Brennan (North Dakota State University, 2022)
    Common methods of education in the United States have proven to meet the basic needs of academics for students over the last several decades. Most students leave high school with most of the necessary tools to enter the ...
  • Play and the Public Realm 

    Toquam, Gabriella (North Dakota State University, 2022)
    Play is what makes us human. Play provides new perspectives which are required. Play promotes relationship, of those close to us and those in public, both needed relationships. We are more connected than ever in the modern ...
  • Global Portal Through Architectural Experience 

    Thyen, Jeremiah (North Dakota State University, 2022)
    Traveling around the world is often an exclusive experience that is not possible for many people within our communities. It is important that everyone has an opportunity to see the world through a variety of experiences. ...
  • Computational Community: An Aggregation Based Modular Housing Development 

    Thomson, James III (North Dakota State University, 2022)
    How can computation and aggregation-based design tools be utilized in the creation of a modular housing development? Using existing computer modelling and computational programming tools, such as Rhinoceros and its plugin ...
  • Please Feel Invited: Children's Psychiatric Rehabilitation Using Salutogeneic Design 

    Taylor, Eva (North Dakota State University, 2022)
    Mental health is a state of psychological, emotional, and social wellbeing that can have a variety of difficulties that affect the daily function of a person. Mental illness is a persistent problem, with the most ...
  • Hindsight 20/20: Architectural Exploration of Empathy for Refugees in a Design Solution 

    Tadeo, Godfrey (North Dakota State University, 2022)
    When Albert Einstein said, "A bundle of belonging isn't the only thing a refugee brings to his new country", he must have meant it in the most literal sense because, he was a refugee, Sigmund Freud was a refugee, Madeleine ...
  • Biophilic Design: Humanity and the Aspects of Nature and Architecture 

    Sunder, Dominic (North Dakota State University, 2022)
    This study focuses on the interaction between humanity, nature, and design and how they can be implemented together to create something that works synergistically as one entity. The proposed idea is to design and develop ...
  • Camp Conquerors: Pushing the Boundaries of Accessible Design to Create an Inclusive Space in an All-Embracing Environment 

    Stinar, Winfred IV (North Dakota State University, 2022)
    In our society, there are certain groups of individuals who feel that they have little access to services or that society has consistently ignored them. In this instance, it is individuals with disabilities. They are often ...
  • Anthrozoology Center: Healing Through Animal-Assisted Therapy 

    Smith, Elaine (North Dakota State University, 2022)
    Anthrozoology is defined as the interdisciplinary study of the interaction between humans and other animals. This thesis involves animal-human relationships and the ways that animals can improve the mental, physical, and ...
  • Architecture and the Oneiric: An Imaginative Translation of the Intersubjective Dream Experience 

    Scott, Amanda (North Dakota State University, 2022)
    The imaginative mind’s ability to fill void space with elaborate landscapes and undiscovered realities is truly extraordinary. As humans we have an innate ability to create spaces, sometimes entirely new, sometimes ...
  • Emergency Response Architecture: Upgrading the National Guard Response Infrastructure 

    Reynolds, Adam (North Dakota State University, 2022)
    Military conflict and natural disasters are sometimes unavoidable leading to human casualties and damage to building infrastructure. Military conflicts are human nature, they are a part of our history and will continue to ...
  • Westport Community Center 

    Overman, Kaleb (North Dakota State University, 2022)
    Sioux Falls, South Dakota is one of the Midwest’s most well-known cities nestled in the Southeast corner of South Dakota. The city expands in an 80 square mile range with a population of 180,000 people with surrounding ...
  • A Subaqueous Future 

    Osland, Mitchell (North Dakota State University, 2022)
    A hundred years into the future, humanity and the world will experience dramatic changes. As climate change begins to alter our global environments, humanity must adapt to the changes it brings. The overall increase in ...
  • Walker Reimagined 

    Reller, McKenna (North Dakota State University, 2022)
    Tourism has the unique opportunity to support and create a thriving community in locations across the world that would otherwise be small and sleepy. But what are the impacts of tourism on the local communities of ...
  • The Two Sides of Otherness: A Cross-Cultural Regeneration of Reality 

    Porwoll, Daniel (North Dakota State University, 2022)
    In our current context, “identity” often stands as an edge where one being ends and the next begins; simultaneously separating and unifying. Yet, this inherent overlapping between self and other continues to be threatened ...
  • Community Bridge 

    Olson, Emily (North Dakota State University, 2022)
    The traumatizing effects of homelessness on families can have long lasting consequences, especially for children who often miss considerable amounts of school due to their newly disrupted life. Without a solid education, ...

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